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Poster: Vermoontains Date: Mar 15, 2017 10:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Stella (Blue) - today all white with snow!

Good post and clips.
Does that leave Hoagy Carmichael as a the non NYC Jewish guy? Voice like syrup. I remember him from To Have and Have Not as Cricket and Johhny Angel as the cabdriver, Celestial.
"Tin Pan Alley legend who began composing for films in 1936 and won an Academy Award for "In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening" in 1951. As an actor he usually played himself, sitting at a piano, smoking a cigarette and singing a song."

http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/29125%7C70821/Hoagy-Carmichael/filmography.html

Or I could be all wrong, most likely.

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Mar 15, 2017 11:37am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Stella (Blue) - today all white with snow!

Hoagy Carmichael was very hip. The other was Harold Arlen. And I just looked this up - born Hyman Arluck. He wrote a bunch of great stuff with Johnny Mercer, another of my faves.

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Poster: Vermoontains Date: Mar 15, 2017 11:53am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Stella (Blue) - today all white with snow!

I think Mercer was a founder of Capitol Records.
Here is some stuff on Harold Arlen you probably know already.
Prolific. Like they said about the Catholics.

http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/5461%7C65802/Harold-Arlen/

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Mar 15, 2017 5:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Stella (Blue) - today all white with snow!

Well no I didn't. Fun read. Thanks. Guess he has his own room in the writer HOF.